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Handbook Revisions

Kennesaw State University Handbook changes from 10 July 2013 forward.

  • Date
    Handbook
    Section
    Description
  • Faculty
    1.2
    Description changes for Colleges, Offices, Units
  • 2.1
    Update verbiage and source citation
  • 3.1
    Changes regarding 3rd year review for tenured professors
  • 3.3
    Verbiage relative to "engagement" added
  • 3.5a
    Changes regarding 3rd year review for tenured professors
  • University
    1.3
    Description changes for Offices, Units
  • 3.2c
    Changes in select committee composition, descriptions
  • 3.2e
    New section added
  • 3.2f
    New section added
  • Faculty
    1.2
    Descriptions of Organizational Divisions, Colleges, and Departments
  • 3.6.b4
    Librarian Faculty (new)
  • 4.1.12
    Part-time Faculty
  • 4.2.5
    Emeritus Status
  • University
    1.3
    Kennesaw State University's Administrative Officers & Organizations
  • 3.2
    Senate and University Council Structure
  • Annual Standing Committee Report Form
  • Faculty Handbook Committee
  • Tenure and Promotion Process Review Committee
  • Faculty
    1.1
    Faculty Membership
  • 1.2
    Descriptions of Organizational Divisions, Colleges, and Departments
  • 2.2
    Workload Models for Teaching Faculty
  • 2.7a & b
    Textbooks (new)
  • 2.9
    Grading: Withdrawal, Compliance with Federal Regulations (new)
  • 3.2
    Overview of Faculty Responsibilities
  • 3.3
    Basic Categories of Faculty Performance
  • 3.4
    Evaluation of Quality & Significance
  • 3.5b
    Credit for Promotion; Change in minimum service requirements
  • 3.6b
    "Research Faculty" and "Academic Professionals" (new)
  • 4.1
    Instructors eliminated as a permanent, full-time rank category
  • 4.1.2
    Graduate Faculty Status & Permission to Teach Graduate Courses
  • University
    1.3
    Kennesaw State University's Administrative Officers & Organization
  • 3
    Shared Governance (new organization)
  • List of University Standing Committees (additions and deletions)
  • 4
    Services and Facilities
  • Faculty
    2.13
    Updated Syllabus Requirements
  • 2.9
    Updated Grade Appeal Procedure
  • 3.1 and elsewhere
    Change "3rd year review" to Pre-tenure Review only
  • Change "6th year review" or "Multi-level review" to Post-tenure Review only
  • 3.5
    Clarify how probationary credit is used for tenure and promotion
  • Reorganization of PTR section
  • 3.6
    List of positions considered "Administrative Faculty" updated
  • Removed required promotion of Lecturers
  • Removed required 3rd year and 6th reviews of NTT faculty
  • Removed Academic Professionals as a faculty category
  • 4.2.4
    Updated Overload Compensation Guidelines and Stipends
  • 4.4.2
    New Student Grade Appeal process
  • 4.4.3
    New Grievance Procedure
  • University
    1.3
    Changes to Kennesaw State University's Administrative Officers & Organization
  • 3.1.2
    Updated descriptions of University Standing Committees
  • 5.2.11
    Updated Policy Statement on Sexual Harassment
  • Faculty
    1.2
    Updated Descriptions of Organizational Divisions, Colleges, and Departments
  • 2.5
    Updated Assessment of Teaching Effectiveness
  • 2.9
    Updated Grade Appeals Policy
  • 3
    Replaced Section 3 in entirety to reflect new P&T guidelines
  • 3.5
    Tenure Review- revision to use of probationary credit and impact if tenure denied when using credit
  • 4.1.4
    Subsections created- 4.1.4.1 Employment Contracts; 4.1.4.2 Notice of Faculty Resignation or Retirement (New Information)
  • 4.1.6
    Updated Faculty Relocation and Moving Expenses Policy
  • 4.1.15
    Updated Visas for Non-U.S. Citizens Policy
  • 4.2.5
    Updated KSU Employee Benefits
  • University
    1.1
    Updated Institutional Strategic Plan 
  • 1.3
    Updated Descriptions of Administrative Officers and Units
  • 3.1.2
    Updated Descriptions of University Standing Committees
  • 3.7.1
    New Policy on Academic Program Coordination
  • 3.8
    Updated Workflow for Changes to University and Faculty Handbooks and Catalogs
  • 5.2.19
    Added Campus Carry section
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